Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Students will be expected to be proficient with a Web browser, e-mail application and word processing application prior to enrolment in this subject.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Henrietta Williams
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Tel: +61 3 9341 6249/6200
Fax: +61 3 9347 6757
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This subject will address the basic epidemiology, diagnosis and management of the common sexually transmissible infections (STIs). It will address the basic principles of STI control and discuss the major influences and factors affecting this control in different settings. The subject will demonstrate and explore the most important public health and clinical consequences of STIs. |
|Objectives:||At the end of this subject, students are expected to be able to: |
5 short-answer written assignments of 500 words each due at week six (50%); an essay of 2500 words due at the end of the semester (50%).
|Prescribed Texts:||Russell, D., Bradford, D. and Fairley, C., (Eds.) Sexual Health Medicine: A Clinical Approach, IP Communications, 2005 |
Special Computer Requirements: Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application, Web browser and CD ROM facility. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.
Resources Provided to Distance Students: Written material and CD-Rom/DVD will be provided by mail.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||At the end of this subject, students are expected to be able to have developed |
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health (Sexual Health)
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